Due to the ongoing pandemic, Foothill Fibers Guild is meeting via Zoom and in-person gatherings have been suspended until it is safe to do so. Members receive Zoom connection links.
Programs are generally held the fourth Tuesday of the month January through May and September through November at the Community Room at the Madelyn Helling Library in Nevada City. Doors open at 6:15 PM and a brief business meeting begins at 6:45 PM. The featured program begins about 7:00PM.
In June we have our annual picnic and tailgate sale, in July and August we are busy with the Nevada County Fair, and in December we hold an annual holiday pot luck gathering.
♦ Upcoming Programs (Scroll to the bottom for recent programs)
Tuesday, June 22, 2021: Our Annual Picnic and Tailgate Sale! On Zoom at 6:30 PM
Featuring a presentation of this year’s Guild Challenge Projects. Don’t miss it!
♦Upcoming FFG Events
Stay tuned and while waiting for the pandemic to pass, keep calm and weave, knit, spin, crochet on
♦Local Fiber Events
♦ Upcoming Regional Events
Coming in September 2021: Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl
Coming in October 2021: Lambtown – Virtual
Virtual Fair Exhibition Tuesday, August 25, 2020 6:30 PM
Our first ever virtual fair was a success! Over 20 members joined via Zoom
and enjoyed the slide show put together by Mary Prassinos. There were 90 entries from 17 individuals. A total of 20 votes were cast for the People’s Choice Award
You can view all of these entries in our Member’s Showcase. Fair Entries in Member’s Showcase
June 2020 Annual Picnic via Zoom
Click the link below for 2019 Events
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 on Zoom: Marilyn Romatka on Uzbek Ikat
Marilyn presented Uzbek Ikat: The Personal Saga of an Exceptional Cloth. Experience the exotic in your own home town; travel to Central Asia in this multi-media presentation. We have all seen Uzbek Ikat on the runway in New York and London, now travel back to Uzbekistan with Marilyn to watch the process of its production. Each thread manipulated, dyed, and woven into exquisite cloth – truly hand-crafted.
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 6:30 on Zoom: John Marshall – Exploring Japanese Indigo
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 via Zoom
40th Anniversary Guild Challenge Slide Show
Ten members submitted entries to the Guild Challenge.
Browse the inspirational photos and the finished objects at the following link 2020 Guild Challenge